|Born||Александр Леонидович Мамут
1960/1961 (age 52–53)
|Education||Moscow State University|
|Occupation||businessman and investor|
|Known for||advisor to Boris Yeltsin|
|Net worth|| US $ 3 billion (est.)
|Spouse(s)||Widowed, 3 children|
Alexander Leonidovich Mamut (Russian: Александр Леонидович Мамут), born January 29, 1960 in Moscow to a family of lawyers, is a businessman and investor. He was previously an advisor to the former Russian government of Boris Yeltsin, and was a friend of Yeltsin's daughter Tatyana Dyachenko. He is best known outside Russia for his investment in LiveJournal via a media company which he co-owns, SUP Fabrik. In May-June 2011 Mamut's firm A&NN Capital Fund Management bought the book chain Waterstone's, and Mamut was listed with the Waterstone's managing director James Daunt at fourth place in a 2011 Guardian list of the top 100 people in the British books industry.
- "The World's Billionaires (2010): #655 Alexander Mamut". Forbes. March 3, 2010.
- (Russian) Мамут, Александр at Lenta.ru
- "The World's Billionaires (2008): #962 Alexander Mamut". Forbes. March 5, 2008. "Net worth: $1.2 billion"
- "Little-Known Power Broker Emerges in Kremlin Scandals". The New York Times.
- "Russian oligarch invades the blogosphere". The Daily Telegraph (London). January 6, 2008.
- Sweney, Mark (20 May 2011). "HMV sells Waterstone's for £53m". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
- Sillitoe, Ben (29 June 2011). "HMV Group completes sale of Waterstone’s". Retail Gazette. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
- Books Power 100: James Daunt and Alexander Mamut | No 4, The Guardian, 24 September 2011
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